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Intel, TPG in talks to sell McAfee to Thoma Bravo for over $4.2 billion: CNBC

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McAfee computer security software is shown for sale at a computer store in San Marcos, California, U.S., May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is in early talks to buy security software company McAfee from TPG Capital and Intel Corp for more than $4.2 billion, CNBC reported on Friday, Read More

Japan's SoftBank to shun Huawei in favor of Ericsson, Nokia equipment: Nikkei

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TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from Nokia and Ericsson, Nikkei reported on Thursday, without citing sources. FILE PHOTO – A pedestrian holding a mobile phone walks past a logo of SoftBank Corp in front of its branch in Tokyo December Read More

Japan rules out asking private firms to avoid telecoms gear that could be malicious

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FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga attends a news conference at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government has no plan to ask private companies to avoid buying telecommunications equipment that could have malicious functions, such as information leakage, its top Read More

RigNet Expands Infotainment Services for Remote Crews

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HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions for distributed oil and gas operations, today introduced CrewFlix™ as a new addition to its CrewConnect™ portfolio, which provides crew morale services grounded in reliable, secure, and controlled connectivity. CrewFlix is a video-on-demand streaming service offering Read More

Japan may be taking sides with US in trade war against China, halts purchases of Huawei & ZTE tech

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Tokyo has announced plans to halt government purchases of Huawei and ZTE network equipment, citing security issues. The claims come amid a brewing diplomatic row over the Huawei CEO detained by Canada at Washington’s request. Japanese central government ministries and the Self-Defense Forces have reportedly received procurement guidelines that effectively ban the offices from buying Read More

Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou

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China has demanded that Canada release the arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou or face consequences. Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng separately summoned both the US and Canadian ambassadors and lodged a “strong protest” urging her release. The ministry described Ms Meng’s arrest as “extremely nasty”. Ms Meng, Huawei’s chief financial officer and daughter of the Read More

Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

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The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed. Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s founder, is accused of breaking American sanctions on Iran. She was arrested in Vancouver on Saturday and faces extradition to the US. China has demanded Ms Meng’s Read More

Europe should be wary of Huawei, EU tech official says

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should be worried about Huawei and other Chinese technology companies because of the risk they pose to the bloc’s industry and security, the EU’s technology chief said on Friday, echoing concerns raised elsewhere in the world. European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip attends the GovTech Summit at Paris city Read More

Japan government to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment: sources

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp (0763.HK) (000063.SZ) to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters. The Huawei logo is pictured outside their research facility in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie Chinese Read More

Top U.S. general urges Google to work with military

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. general said on Thursday that it was “inexplicable” that technology giants like Alphabet Inc’s Google did not want to work with the Pentagon even as they seek out business with China, where companies have less freedom than in the United States. FILE PHOTO – U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman General Read More